Dijon Stanley of Granada Hills Charter (LA) and Xai Ricks of Long Beach Poly (SS) were the fastest two boys long sprinters in California during the 2023 season.
Robert Stitts, Rodrick Pleasant, Jordan Washington, and Anthony Flowers (l-r) pictured atop the awards stand after the 100m at the State Meet.
Brazil Neal, Joelle Trepagnier and Meagan Humphries (l-r) rank among CA's top four girls with the fastest combined 100m-200m performances during the '23 season.
Serra (SS) senior Rodrick Pleasant dominated the sprints for the second spring in a row.
Ventura (SS) sophomore Sadie Engelhardt and J.W. North (SS) senior MacKenzie Browne ran two of the fastest 1600m and 800m times, respectively, in CA history.
Congratulations to Ventura (SS) sophomore Sadie Engelhardt, the fan poll voting favorite as the top girls performer at the CIF-State Track & Field Championships
CONGRATULATIONS to Jake Stafford, a senior at JSerra (SS), our fan-poll favorite as the boys top performer at the CIF-State Meet.
State record-holder Rodrick Pleasant defended his title in the 100m dash in one of the fastest winning times in State Meet history.
Sadie Engelhardt needed a late sprint to unseat the champion in the 800-meter run while pulling off a double so rare it had only been done one other time.
Dijon Stanley and Xai Ricks ran two of the fastest 400-meter dash times in the country this season, as well as in CA track and field history.
Sadie Engelhardt made her intentions clear from the start that it would be her vs. the clock in the girls 1600m State Meet final.
Without question, the craziest race finish of the 103rd CIF-State Track and Field Championships was in the boys 300-meter hurdles.
San Clemente's quartet of junior boys took the lead early and held off some of the state's all-time great lineups in the inaugural event.
Congratulations to Chukwunonso Udeh of De La Salle (NC) and Evan Noonan of Dana Hills (SS), the top vote-getters in last week's MileSplitCA poll.
Congratulations to Keilee Hall, a senior at Christian Brothers (SJ), the top vote-getters in last week's MileSplitCA poll.
Young stars with a bright future in the girls distances took center stage in an historically fast State Championship final.
Princeton-bound senior Hannah Riggins dropped a blistering third-leg split to lead Del Norte to the title of the inaugural 4x800m relay.
With super soph Joelle Trepagnier on anchor, the Culver City girls 4x400-meter relay team closed fast to win and also earn a team overall runner-up trophy.
MileSplitCA contributing editor Mark Gardner, who was the awards field announcer at the 103rd CIF-State Track and Field Championships, breaks down the meet.
Rodrick Pleasant, Dijon Stanley, Nickolas Miller go 1-2-3, with Pleasant defending his 200m title, the first to do so since Michael Norman in 2015-16.
Countless conversations with athletes and title-winning coaches from the 2023 California high school track and field championships.
How did the 2023 CIF-State Meet rank among the best of the past decade? Check out this top-100 performance list for boys.
How did the 2023 CIF-State Meet rank among the best of the past decade? Check out this top-100 performance list for girls.
UPDATED: Ventura HS soph improved her U.S. No. 1 time for 1600-meters, among 10 new CA leaders, U.S.-ranked performances at the CA high school track finals.
More than 1,500 images by MileSplit photographer DeAnna Turner from Saturday's championship day at the California high school track and field meet at Clovis.
More than 2,300 images by MileSplit photographer Raymond Tran from Saturday night's high school track and field State Meet finals at Buchanan High School in
UPDATED: Sadie Engelhardt and Rodrick Pleasant each win two events, set meet records, and defend titles, and Brendon See sweeps the weight throws.
Replay of track events at the 103rd CIF-State Track and Field Championships from Veterans Memorial Stadium at Buchanan High School in Clovis.
The senior, who won the 400, placed second in the 200, and helped the 4x100m relay team to victory, drops a 45.9 anchor leg to secure the boys team title.
Aujane Luckey and the Wilson Bruins girls 4x400m relay team finished off their run to the State Meet girls team title.